The table below looks at the statistics for Windows skills in IT jobs advertised for the Hereford region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Windows over the 3 months to 22 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Windows
Rank 4 5 -
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -
Permanent jobs citing Windows 6 10 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hereford 30.00% 23.26% -
As % of the Operating Systems category 100.00% 83.33% -
Number of salaries quoted 4 10 0
Average salary £25,970 £45,000 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
-42.28% -
UK excluding London average salary £36,000 £35,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+2.85% -
Windows
Herefordshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Operating Systems category in permanent jobs advertised in the Hereford region.

Operating Systems Category
Hereford
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
6 12 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hereford 30.00% 27.91% 40.00%
Number of salaries quoted 4 10 4
Average salary £22,440 £45,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-50.13% -
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £36,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+2.73% -2.66%

Windows
Jobs Demand Trend in Hereford

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Windows across the Hereford region as a proportion of the total demand within the Operating Systems category.

Windows Jobs Demand Trend in Hereford

Windows
Salary Trend in Hereford

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Windows across the Hereford region.

Windows Salary Trend in Hereford

Windows
Salary Histogram in Hereford

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Windows across the Hereford region over the 3 months to 22 May 2015.

Windows Salary Histogram in Hereford

Windows
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hereford

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, IT jobs across the Hereford region citing Windows also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited Windows.

1 6 (75.00%) Active Directory
1 6 (75.00%) DNS
2 5 (62.50%) Microsoft
3 4 (50.00%) Hyper-V
3 4 (50.00%) IIS
3 4 (50.00%) WAN
4 3 (37.50%) DHCP
4 3 (37.50%) VPN
4 3 (37.50%) MySQL
4 3 (37.50%) SQL Server
4 3 (37.50%) Linux
4 3 (37.50%) Apache
4 3 (37.50%) Dell
4 3 (37.50%) Red Hat
4 3 (37.50%) Windows 7
4 3 (37.50%) VMware Infrastructure
4 3 (37.50%) PowerShell
4 3 (37.50%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 3 (37.50%) IP Telephony
4 3 (37.50%) Load Balancing
4 3 (37.50%) Video Conferencing
4 3 (37.50%) Cisco
4 3 (37.50%) MPLS
4 3 (37.50%) VMware
4 3 (37.50%) VMware ESX
4 3 (37.50%) EqualLogic
4 3 (37.50%) Unified Communications
4 3 (37.50%) F5
5 2 (25.00%) Office 365
5 2 (25.00%) Finance

Windows
Top Related IT Skills in Hereford by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, IT jobs across the Hereford region citing Windows also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited Windows. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 4 (50.00%) IIS
2 3 (37.50%) Apache
3 1 (12.50%) SharePoint
3 1 (12.50%) MS Exchange
3 1 (12.50%) SharePoint Server
3 1 (12.50%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 1 (12.50%) MS Visio
1 1 (12.50%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 2 (25.00%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 6 (75.00%) DNS
2 4 (50.00%) WAN
3 3 (37.50%) DHCP
3 3 (37.50%) VPN
3 3 (37.50%) IP Telephony
3 3 (37.50%) MPLS
3 3 (37.50%) Unified Communications
4 1 (12.50%) Wi-Fi
4 1 (12.50%) SAN
4 1 (12.50%) ADSL
4 1 (12.50%) LAN
4 1 (12.50%) VoIP
4 1 (12.50%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (37.50%) MySQL
1 3 (37.50%) SQL Server
General
1 2 (25.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 3 (37.50%) Infrastructure Architect
1 3 (37.50%) Architect
2 2 (25.00%) Analyst
3 1 (12.50%) Support Analyst
3 1 (12.50%) Support Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) Service Analyst
3 1 (12.50%) 2nd Line Support
3 1 (12.50%) Field Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
3 1 (12.50%) IT Support
3 1 (12.50%) Desktop Support
3 1 (12.50%) Desktop Support Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) Service Desk Analyst
3 1 (12.50%) IT Support Analyst
3 1 (12.50%) Desktop Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 3 (37.50%) Video Conferencing
1 3 (37.50%) EqualLogic
2 1 (12.50%) NHS
2 1 (12.50%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 3 (37.50%) Linux
1 3 (37.50%) Windows 7
1 3 (37.50%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 1 (12.50%) Windows 8
2 1 (12.50%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (37.50%) Load Balancing
2 2 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (12.50%) Disaster Recovery
3 1 (12.50%) ERP
3 1 (12.50%) ITIL
3 1 (12.50%) TOGAF
3 1 (12.50%) Content Management
3 1 (12.50%) BCP
3 1 (12.50%) Business Continuity
3 1 (12.50%) Business Continuity Planning
Programming Languages
1 3 (37.50%) PowerShell
2 1 (12.50%) C
2 1 (12.50%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (12.50%) ISEB
1 1 (12.50%) Microsoft Certification
1 1 (12.50%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (12.50%) PCI DSS
1 1 (12.50%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 6 (75.00%) Active Directory
2 4 (50.00%) Hyper-V
3 3 (37.50%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (37.50%) VMware ESX
4 1 (12.50%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 1 (12.50%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 5 (62.50%) Microsoft
2 3 (37.50%) Dell
2 3 (37.50%) Red Hat
2 3 (37.50%) Cisco
2 3 (37.50%) VMware
2 3 (37.50%) F5
3 1 (12.50%) Apple
3 1 (12.50%) Symantec
3 1 (12.50%) Citrix